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Report: 81 Migrant Children Separated From Adults at Border Since End of Zero-Tolerance Policy

2 monthes ago   |   By Slate

The Trump administration has separated 81 children from their families since the end of the “zero-tolerance” policy this summer, according to data released Thursday by the Department of Homeland Security.
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81 children have been separated from their families since Trump ended his zero-tolerance policy

81 children have been separated from their families since Trump ended his zero-tolerance policy

2 monthes ago   |   By Think Progress

The Trump administration has separated 81 children from their parents since June 20, when President Trump signed an executive order ending his administration's “zero-tolerance” policy at the U.S.-Mexico border, a report by the Associated Press revealed this week.
Immigration officials have continued the policy despite the order and a federal judge's ruling .
A recent investigation by ProPublica discovered at least 16 separation cases that occurred after June 20, but the report from the Associated Press found that the number was much higher.
According to the AP:
From June 21, the day after...
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